Christmas party looming? 7 tips to lose 7 pounds in 7 days

You could argue that dieting at Christmas is just silly, but when that party dress is beckoning there’s always a quick fix.. 

Party time is upon us! Image Credit: Miss Selfridge

Terri-Ann Nunns, Founder of The TerriAnn 123 Diet Plan and the TerriAnn 7 Day Cleanse has thankfully shared her ‘Seven Tips to Lose Seven Pounds in Seven Days’ with us, because we all need a little help fitting into that party dress!

1: Eat little and often – When dieting, people often think they should starve themselves resulting in constant hunger and resentment of the regime they are following. Instead, you should eat regularly (every 2-3 hours) lowering portion sizes. Eating is actually the best way to assist with weight loss!

2: Stay hydrated – Drink lots of water and stay hydrated as this will keep you feeling fuller for longer and you will also benefit from clearing out toxins leaving you with fresh unblemished skin.

3: Keep busy – Hunger is often confused with boredom… You go without food for two hours and dwell on how much you miss it. Stop! You are bored not hungry. Keep busy and stay focused, also ensure you stick to it and don’t give up.

Party dress by M&Co

4: Up your daily steps or add an extra distance to your exercise – Upping your steps by as little as 200 steps a day can help you burn the pounds off without going to the gym. If you’re a keen jogger, push yourself and go that extra distance. Keep out of your comfort zone!

5: Eat fresh produce – There’s no excuse not to with supermarket shelves stacked with lots of fresh ingredients and pre-made fresh on the go snacks. My favourite treat is apple slices dunked in organic peanut butter! Remember, snacks like this must be consumed in moderation.

6: Replace dense carbs for seeds and alternatives – Eat sweet potatoes and quinoa. They are so simple to make and you still feel full without getting a carb overload.

7: Remove sugar and excess caffeine – Adding sugar to drinks, cereals and meals is a no go! Most of these already have such a high sugar content that they really doesn’t require any extra. So, get out of bad habits and ditch the sugar!​

The TerriAnn 7 Day Cleanse provides a strict seven day food plan consisting of six small meals a day that includes fresh, wholesome foods and can see you lose around 1lb a day, all for just £9.99.

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